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Encampment 2013: ‘peace’ revisited

  • Jul 23, 2013 at 4:00PM

Re-enactors from across the Pacific Northwest and Canada will converge on the parade ground of English Camp July 27-28.

Wolf Hollow turns 30

  • Jul 23, 2013 at 8:00PM

Founders of the wildlife rehab center reflect on the past, prepare for the next 30 years.

Three compete in town council race | Elections

  • Jul 24, 2013 at 3:00AM updated Jul 26, 2013 at 8:46AM

Correction: town council members do not receive town-paid healthcare benefits, as was reported incorrectly in the original version of this article. Council members are paid $400 a month and $50 per council meeting.

Hicks, Hot Licks = Eclectic Mix

  • Jul 24, 2013 at 12:00PM

“Dan Hicks is imminently engaging, twisting his signature mishmash of damn near every musical style known to man into songs that feel supremely natural…” — Seattle Weekly, Journal sister paper

Smile... you're on Lime Kiln camera

  • Jul 24, 2013 at 2:04PM

It's easy to be part of island history. Join the lineup at Lime Kiln State Park for an aerial photograph commemorating the 100th anniversary of Washington State Parks... and don't forget to say 'cheese'.

What's the scoop on Airlift NW? Find out Thursday

  • Jul 24, 2013 at 3:07PM

Watch Airlift NW in action in a simulated rescue, talk with Airlift representatives and meet the company's AirCare members at an open house, Thursday, 4-6 p.m., hosted at the home of Pat and Stephanie O'Day.

Between a rock and a hard place | Guest Column

  • Jul 25, 2013 at 5:00AM

San Juan Hospice offers help for those of us of the so-called ‘sandwich’ generation

Two more island businesses join TripAdvisor ‘Excellence’ club

  • Jul 25, 2013 at 6:00AM

Captain Carli's Whale Watching Tours has been awarded a Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence for 2013, for the second year in a row. And Highland Inn B & B earned the online travel agency's award of excellence as well.

Fire officials seek info about Tuesday's wildland fires

  • Jul 25, 2013 at 10:52AM

The two fires, which together scorched about one-third acre of brush near Harbor Ridge Trailer Park on Roche Harbor Road, occurred shortly after 1 p.m., July 23, and were no more than 1,000 feet apart. The cause of the fires remains under investigation, with the illegal use of personal fireworks cited as a possible cause.

Fund set up to help Cavanagh cover cost of cancer treatment | Letters

  • Jul 25, 2013 at 11:19AM

A fund to assist Cathaleen Cavanagh with her "out of pocket" medical expenses for cancer treatments has been set up at Islanders Bank, 225 Blair, Friday Harbor, or the Orcas Branch, 475 Fern Street, Eastsound. Proceeds from this fund will be used only for direct medical expenses not covered by insurance.

Robert 'Bob' Erickson: 1939 — 2013 | Passages

  • Jul 25, 2013 at 3:29PM

Robert "Bob" Erickson of Friday Harbor died Saturday, July 20, at his home in Casa Grande, Ariz. He was 74.

Activity abuzz at FH Fly-In No. 4

  • Jul 25, 2013 at 6:00PM

With more than 58,000 take-offs and landings a year Friday Harbor Airport remains one of the busiest in Washington state.

Wedding bells: Lingerfelt & Roberts

  • Jul 23, 2013 at 3:24PM

Ellen Roberts and Judy Lingerfelt exchanged vows at their wedding ceremony July 18

Youth crew goes the distance in litter, noxious weed cleanup

  • Jul 26, 2013 at 6:06PM

Ecology Youth Corps Supervisor Erik Moore noted that this summer’s program has been a great success and that the island group is covering more miles than any other youth corps group in the state.

Court ruling forces recalibration of conservation district 'fee'

  • Jul 26, 2013 at 5:00PM updated Jul 27, 2013 at 5:29PM

Based upon a recent state Supreme Court ruling, local conservation districts must impose at least part of their property assessments on a "per acre" basis rather than "per parcel". An additional nickel would raise approximately $3,000 per year, most of which would go to the county for administration fees rather than to the conservation district for land conservation programs.

Whale Musuem hosts 'pajama party' — Pod Nod — for kids

  • Jul 26, 2013 at 7:41PM

Pod Nods are led by museum educators with assistance from other adults. Youth participants will learn to value whales and their environment through art projects, science labs, music, games, and the traditional flashlight tour of the exhibit hall.

Casting call for calendar — wings, fins, four legs preferred

  • Jul 27, 2013 at 7:40PM

Friday Harbor Animal Protection Society is seeking photos of island pets for a "San Juan Island Pets" 2014 calendar, the first step of a prospective fundraiser to benefit the animal shelter. Deadline is Aug. 19, so get snappin'.

Shoreline mysteries revealed in 'Friends' beach walk

  • Jul 27, 2013 at 8:00PM

Friends of the San Juans is sponsoring a free interpretive shoreline/beach walk, complete with hands-on activities to keep you entertained, Thursday, Aug. 8, 10 a.m. to noon. Participants will learn about geology, forage fish, shoreline vegetation and about species of fish that make their home in the nearshore.

SJ Island firefighters to help battle wildland blaze near Wenatchee

  • Jul 28, 2013 at 7:45PM

The “Colockum Park” fire, in Chelan County was first discovered early Saturday and is reported to have grown to an area covering more than 1.5 square miles. Two buildings have reportedly been destroyed by the blaze.

Next up in Whale Museum Summer Lecture series: Mexico's endangered Antillean manatee

  • Jul 28, 2013 at 7:16PM

Dr. Daniel Gonzalez-Socoloske, associate editor of the Latin American Journal of Aquatic Mammals, will offer a summary of his research Wednesday, July 31, in a lecture entitled, "Hunger in Paradise? Seasonal Variation in Food Availability to Manatees in a Flooding Wetland", starting at 7 p.m., at the Whale Museum.

Singer, actress — now author; debut novel by Urbach makes its mark

  • Jul 29, 2013 at 6:00AM

Urbach, perhaps best known as a gifted singer (One More Time Band) and actress (playing the part of Maria in the Community Theatre’s recent production of “The Sound of Music”) said her stint as a columnist had a direct influence on bringing her story to the page. “My main character, Claire, writes a blog that is interspersed among the chapters...”

Meeker to compete at WJGA state tournament

  • Jul 29, 2013 at 8:00AM

Friday Harbor's Kendra Meeker clinched a berth in the Washington Juniors Golf Association state tournament by finishing second, one stroke off the lead, last week at the WJGA District 1 Championship, at Peninsula Golf Course, in Port Angeles.

Richard Earl Norris: April 13, 1926 — July 17, 2013 | Passages

  • Jul 29, 2013 at 7:11PM

Richard Norris leaves behind a legacy of scholarship in his published papers and his contributions to UW Friday Harbor Labs, such as the Zoo/Bot course he and friend and colleague Eugene Kozloff introduced in 1973. He is missed by his graduate students and colleagues scattered all over the world who recall his mentorship, sense of humor, and his hats!

Hats off to ‘No coal’ parade brigade | Letters

  • Jul 29, 2013 at 7:29PM

The much larger than expected turnout of concerned citizens — together with a coal ship, ferry boat, oil spill, informative signs, and singing children — had such an effect, that the judges deemed us “Spectacular”.

Classics converge at ‘Concours’

  • Jul 30, 2013 at 10:00AM

The 7th annual Concours d’Elegance is Sunday, Aug. 25, on the grounds of San Juan Island Vineyards.

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